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Canton-Massillon, OH MSA

Overall Rank: 190      Population: 400,000

The 2015 Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Index ranks U.S. metropolitan areas by how well they are creating and sustaining jobs and economic growth. The components include job, wage and salary, and technology growth. In most years, these give a good indication of the underlying structural performance of regional economics.

Metro's Performance in Each Index Component

Component 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 125  83  69  104  178  171  94.79 
1-yr Job Growth2 54  83  146  192  145  159  98.98 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 151  113  75  45  196  160  93.31 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 16  76  58  106  96  176  97.13 
Short-Term Job Growth5 112  190  187  178  180  179  9872.21% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 93  115  111  140  142  196  71.95 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 142  168  84  139  192  123  97.73 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 197  199  198  198  196  196  0.27 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 186  187  175  194  193  176  1.0 

2014-2015 Growth Comparison (by score)